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Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

As of Sunday morning, the Democratic primary election for the Hawaii U.S. senate seat was still too close to call, with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) holding onto a small lead over Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI).

With about 99 percent of precincts reporting, Schatz had 49.3 percent of the vote and Hanabusa had 48.6 percent of the vote, according to Politico.

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), known for his aggressive foreign policy views, slammed President Obama's approach to the Islamic state militants in Iraq.

On CNN's "State of the Union," McCain blamed the deteriorating situation in Iraq on America's failure to leave forces behind in Iraq.

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Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) on Thursday said he would not seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat representing Montana.

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Now that the House has approved a lawsuit against President Obama and impeachment cries have increased, a few conservative groups have put together "National Impeach Obama Week."

The groups are organizing protests during the week of August 23 to call for Obama's impeachment, according to a blog post by activist Robert Ogden on the conservative blogging site, Western Journalism.

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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) on Tuesday accused Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of selling his soul.

On the "Sandy Rios in the Morning" radio show, Rios asked McDaniel to respond to the fact that some Kentucky voters say they won't support McConnell because of his support for Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) in the Senate primary and to the Minority Leader's push to "crush the Tea Party," according to a Right Wing Watch recording.

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